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Cindy Sherman: The Complete Untitled Film Stills Hardcover. Book by Arthur Danto.
Cindy Sherman: The Complete Untitled Film Stills Hardcover.
In Cindy Sherman’s groundbreaking photo series Untitled Film Stills (1977–80), the photographer casts herself as various heroines, masquerading as characters lifted from film archetypes and female stereotypes. Through theatrical costumes, set designs, makeup, and wigs, Sherman transforms into housewives, coquettes, schoolgirls, vamps, damsels in distress, and bombshells. Shot in dramatic, cinematic angles that reference film noir, the 70 black-and-white photographs in Untitled Film Stills challenge the portrayal of women in the media.
Cynthia Morris Sherman (born January 19, 1954) is an American artist whose work consists exclusively of photographic self-portraits, depicting herself in many different contexts and as various imagined characters. Her breakthrough work is often considered to be "Complete Untitled Film Stills," a series of 70 black-and-white photographs of herself in many of the roles of women in performance media (especially arthouse films and popular B-movies).
Cindy Sherman's Untitled Film Stills, a series of 69 black-and-white photographs . Arthur Danto Essays by Peter Galassi and Cindy Sherman.
Arthur Danto Essays by Peter Galassi and Cindy Sherman.
Cindy Sherman not only moved from the outside in, but also from the abstract and conceptual to the real and tangible
Cindy Sherman not only moved from the outside in, but also from the abstract and conceptual to the real and tangible. The following essay is an excerpt from Dahlia Schweitzer’s book Cindy Sherman’s Office Killer: Another Kind of Monster (Intellect Ltd), which will be published on May 15, 2014.
Untitled Film Stills is a series of sixty-nine black and white photographs by American visual artist Cindy Sherman from 1977-1980, which gained her international recognition. The artist poses in various stereotypical female roles inspired by 1950's and 60's Hollywood, Film noir, B movies, and European art-house films. They represent clichés or feminine types (the office girl, bombshell, girl on the run, housewife, and so on) "that are deeply embedded in the cultural imagination
This is an example product description. Cindy Sherman : Untitled Film Stills.
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In this series of 69 black-and-white photographs, Sherman posed herself in various melodramatic guises that recall the stereotypical feminine characters presented in 8 x 10 publicity stills for B-grade movies from the 1950s and 1960s. The personae she created range from ingenue lost in the big city to martini-wielding party girl to jilted lover to hausfrau
Cindy Sherman's "Untitled Film Stills," a series of 69 black-and-white photographs created between 1977 and 1980, is widely seen as one of the most original and influential achievements in recent art.
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